Indirect Procurement Consultant

EUR45000.00 - EUR55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus and Benefits
11 Oct 2018
10 Nov 2018
Louis Parker
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Indirect Procurement Consultant

Company: Global leader in Professional Services
Position: Indirect Procurement Consultant
Salary: €45-55k basic + 10% bonus + benefit scheme
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Language: Dutch + English

We are looking for an individual with Indirect Procurement or Category Management experience to join the global leader in Professional services market. This firm is looking to develop a new Procurement Strategy centralising a multi-million Euro spend covering, but not limited to indirect categories such as HR, IT, FM and Travel. You will be working on a regular basis with Heads of Department to understand their Procurement needs and the extent of their spend and possibilities for savings. You will be reporting in to the European Category Manager who you will work with to create an effective Indirect Procurement Strategy.

This role will require SRM & strong stakeholder management skills as you will be working senior stakeholders such as CFO, IT Director and Head of HR to understand sector spends and procurement requirements. Individuals applying for this role should have End to End Procurement experience and excellent negotiation and analytical skills.
Role Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective management of the Indirect Procurement Strategy
    • Includes spend categories of: HR, Facilities Management, Fleet, Travel
  • Manage Group Procurement Strategy, leveraging on the significant multimillion euro spend
  • Work with the Regional Procurement Lead to implement Regional and Global Procurement projects
  • Manage the End to End Procurement function for the Indirect categories
  • Analyse existing spend, sourcing and onboarding the best value suppliers
  • Ensure that the Procurement strategy fits with that of the company's broader sustainability strategy


  • Bachelor's degree, Masters or MBA beneficial but not necessary
  • Experience working within a multinational procurement or purchasing department and managing indirect spend
  • Beneficial if you have experience in a greenfield or transformational procurement environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to build cross-functional business relationships
  • Fluent Dutch Speaker

Applying for this role you will be joining a global leader in the Professional Services space. You will be shaping the Procurement strategy working on a national level with regular opportunities to contribute to the European and global procurement strategy. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is ready to take on a broad and challenging role with high levels of interaction with C-level executives.
If you are interested in this opportunity then do not hesitate to apply, send a CV to Louis at

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